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Net Neutrality Bus Shelter Ads Tell The FCC That The Internet Is WatchingWill Facebook’s New Card Tricks Magically Keep Users Entertained?Baskets, Hula Hoops, And Sharks: The Things You Find On A Vietnamese MotorbikeGraphic Design Meets Walt Whitman’s “Song Of Myself”Calamityware Commemorates The Time Flying Monkeys Attacked The Village On Fine ChinaInside Facebook’s New Grown-Up HackathonsShutterstock: The U.S. Still Doesn’t Give A Crap About SoccerHere’s How One iOS App Proves Microinteractions Are EverythingWant To Be More Creative? Sleep Like The Ancients DidAll Him: Start From The Top And Scroll Through The Life Of Drake With This Brand New Interactive SiteWhy Do Big Companies Do Hackathons?The Oatmeal’s $8 Million Moonshot: Ask Elon Musk, Via Cartoon, To Fund A Nikola Tesla MuseumThe Haunting Artifacts Inside The National September 11 Memorial MuseumLive Nation’s Russell Wallach on Selling OutGus Van Sant Directs Dramatic Spots For The Impossibly Sexy BMW i8A Sense Of Purpose May Help You Stave Off DeathWhy You’re Afraid Of The World To Your LeftEverything You Need To Know About Facebook’s New App AcceleratorTake A Look At The First Keyboard For Google Glass In This Twee-Tastic VideoUsing An Entire Country To Crowdsource Dangerous Traffic HotspotsThese Curbside Mini-Gardens Could Help Save New York City Billions of DollarsThe Cigarette Litter Menace: Is It Time To Ban Cigarette Butts?An App For Selling Access To A Street Parking Space You Do Not Own“Penny Dreadful” Comes To Life In Spooky Interactive Street DisplayMark Zuckerberg Is Officially An Old Loser, According To Mark ZuckerbergGeorge R.R. Martin’s Secret To Productive Writing: A DOS ComputerA Site That Tracks Your Carbon Footprint And Rewards You For Beating Your NeighborsPenn State Is Racing To Put A College-Kid-Designed Spacecraft On The MoonWomen Are More Lonely On Twitter, But Men Get More SympathyFalling In Love, VisualizedAn Espresso Maker As Beautiful As The SunriseWhite Picket Fences In The Sky? Suburbia’s Vertical FutureThe Unwavering Racism Of Native American Sports LogosHow To Find Skilled Workers In The Gig EconomyA Radical Strategy For A Hotter, Scarcer World: Tell Customers To Use Less Of Your ProductThese Incredible Photos Show That It’s Possible To Carry Almost Anything On A BikeNew Museum Uses Algorithms To Visualize How 9/11 Still Shapes The WorldFab Founder On 5 Ways To Navigate Design PoliticsThe 10 Smartest Cities In The WorldThe New Playlist For More Productive Work: Video Game SoundtracksThe Most Creative People In Arts And Entertainment, 2014How To Negotiate Even If You Really, Really Hate ItHow To Spice Up Your PR When Your Business Isn’t Sexy5 Ways You Can Put All Your Numbers And Research To Good UseInside The Minds And Motivations Of The Most Connected PeopleIs A Truly Flexible Workplace Possible?5 Emotional Intelligence Tips We Can Learn From One Of America’s Wisest LeadersDilbert Creator Scott Adams On Why Big Goals Are For’s CEO Advice To Her Younger SelfChristy Turlington Shares Why She Became A Social EntrepreneurHow to Get Ahead At Your Creative Job–From A Guy Who Went From “Daily Show” Intern to Head WriterSamsung Puts Soccer Superstars Through Galaxy TrainingGoogle Tested The Safety Of Its Self-Driving Cars By Swarming Them With BikesThe Next Startup Frontier: Credit Card FraudHow H.R. Giger, The Weirdo Designer Behind “Alien,” Became A Household NameThe Fragrance Lab Turns Your Personality Into PerfumeThe Least Creative Thing Of The Day: This Ad Uses Malala Yousafzai To Sell MattressesMeet Fumo, The Silliest Possible Way To Fix Cigarette Littering“You Are What You Share” And As This Video Notes, It’s Really EmbarrassingWhy Google Is Being Forced To Delete Certain Search ResultsWhat’s Up With Apple’s iBeacon A Year After Introduction?An Illustrated History Of The CameraJust A Man And His Cape: Superheroes Get Some Alone Time With Nature6 Starchitects Wearing Their Most Famous Buildings As HatsJames Stewart Polshek: “Very Few People Understand Architectural Practice In This Day And Age”R.I.P “Alien” Designer And Surrealist Artist H.R. GigerSegway Inventor Creates Revolutionary Mind-Controlled Prosthetic ArmThis Creepy Gchat Clone Lets You Take Secret Webcam Photos Of Your Chatting PartnerAntibacterial Fabrics Kill Dangerous Germs In A Matter Of MinutesSee Decades of Rap Drug References, VisualizedYour Facebook Status Updates Can Show If You’re DepressedCounter-Terrorism Software Could Prevent College Students From Dropping OutIkea Helps Find Families For Homeless DogsSee What Your City Will Look Like Under Six Feet of WaterThese Skateboards Are Made Out Of The Plastic Clogging Our OceansThe 100 Top Users Of Renewable EnergyHilarious Graphs Prove That Correlation Isn’t CausationHow The NSA Spies: A New TheoryStylect, The Tinder For Shoes, Finds You A Perfect PairMove Over Seamless? Square Releases Tasty Take-Away Food AppArt Of The Book: Printed Pages Recast As SculptureThese Clothes Block Your Cell Phone So You’ll Pay Attention To Your Friends“Drones Watching”: What Signs Will Look Like In The Not-So-Distant Future13 Of The World’s Coolest TreehousesThis Folding Electric Bike Tries To Include Any Feature Bike Commuters Might WantThis Tiny Device Fits On Your Keychain And Measures The Calories In Your DinnerA Design History Of The Life-Saving Triage TagThe Most Creative People In Tech, 2014How Facebook Is Making Us MiserableHow Scholastic Kept Its Relevance In A Digital WorldHow A Team With Diverse Skill Sets Makes Google X More ProductiveYour Brain Is Hardwired To Make You One Type Of Leader–Can You Overcome It?Twitter 101: How To Get More Clicks, Retweets, And ReachModCloth Founder’s Five Lessons To Her Younger SelfHow Skullcandy Is Turning Things Around Its Own WayWhat True Ambition Really Looks Like6 Things You Don’t Realize You Should Negotiate At WorkReal Talk: How The World’s Foremost Mashup Maestro, Girl Talk, Changed His TuneHow To Create A Potent Preview, From “Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes'” Trailer EditorCoca-Cola Used Vending Machines To Get Rival Milan Soccer Fans To ShareThis Search Engine For The Internet Of Things Promises To Make Data More Meaningful To PeopleHow Do You Solve A Problem Like Joe Mande? 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This Las Vegas Shopping MallA Tool For Building Beautiful Data VisualizationsWhy You Love Cute ThingsThe States Where People Are The Most (And Least) Generous With Time And MoneyThe Most Creative People In Business 2014Goooal?Keeping up with the Most CreativeKing BachRoger Norris GordonTaylor SteeleJulia GreerAmanda PeytonIolanthe ChronisRebecca GoldmanKate OrffJoy HowardSangeeta BhatiaGeneviève DionJosé María Álvarez-PalleteTrent ReznorSiddhartha LalAriane DaguinDame Margaret BarbourJenji KohanRob KingIda SkivenesClaudia PerlichLe-Marie ThompsonMichele ClaptonTim and Karrie LeagueBoris SofmanAlan SchaafBob RichardsHugh EvansIzzie LererFred GelliJami CurlD’Wayne EdwardsMichael ComishMonica RogatiKelly SchoeffelKathryn HuntGrace HelbigAdam FleischmanStacy O’ConnorAnya FernaldCarl HartJehane NoujaimAndy DunnCatherine HokeNaveen TewariMichael Phillips MoskowitzMeredith PerryGerry GrafMa YansongMolly GuyTy Ahmad-TaylorLi NaDeena VarshavskayaDeborah LloydApril BloomfieldEmil MichaelVikram VoraChase AdamAnmol MadanLinda AveyJoel DudleyThor FridrikssonDan HardenCharmian GoochCamille GibsonFleury RoseJen McCabeGorden WagenerJennifer LeeAdam Schokora, Jimi Zhang, Leon Yan, and Taylor ShenRuth Gaviria and Linda OngScott HoweMax VentillaAnthony PerezNaval RavikantJerry SeinfeldHelp, I’ve been Growth-hacked!The Class of 2014Couture ChemistrySleep LightThe RecommenderThe Ugly Truth About Silicon Valley’s Diversity ProblemInfrastructure, Lost and FoundMariam NaficyMike WiLL Made ItTim KendallAnna Maria ChávezJames CarnesBilly ParishPalmer LuckeySarika Doshi, Pooja Badlani, and Sonal GuptaJorge OdónAmanda MusilliScott GoodsonSophia LindholmJamie MillerSean Rad and Justin MateenTheaster GatesMichael HeywardSallie KrawcheckAnna KendrickAnthony FoxxDesign team, DropboxRaj TalluriMario QueirozJill WilfertGur Kimchi and Daniel BuchmuellerPrincess Reema Bint Bandar Al-SaudWhy Amazon And Coca-Cola Have The Best Corporate ReputationsBeyond Traditional And Emotional Intelligence: The Secret Weapon Of Great InnovatorsHow Birchbox Used A Threat To Their Business As MotivationForget TGIF–Here Are Proven Ways To Be Glad It’s MondayThe Other Gender Income Gap–What Happens When Women (Finally) Earn MoreThe Freakonomics Authors’ New Approach To Creative, Productive ThinkingEtsy’s CEO On Bringing Out The Human Element In CommerceWhat Your Name Means To Your Chances Of Landing A JobDaydreaming–You Are Doing It Wrong. How To Make Your Fantasies More ProductiveBehind The Brand: Why Caterpillar Went From Conservative To Buzz-Building Content MarketingHow This Startup’s “Micro-School” Network Could Change The Way We Educate NowThese Smart Umbrellas Measure Rainfall Data For Meteorologists (And Send It Back To The Cloud)Plan G Helps A New Generation Of Young Philanthropists Measure Their ImpactMassimo Vignelli Is Gravely Ill, Requesting LettersFoursquare Is Freezing All Mayorships To Prepare For SwarmAccidentally Spend The Next Couple Hours Ranking Vine Videos With VineOffHow Highcharts Won the Enterprise Data Viz MarketBank of England Maintains Record Low Interest RateThe TSA’s Randomizer App Might Let You Keep Your Shoes On Next Time You Go Through Airport SecurityWhat Exactly Is Mozilla Asking The FCC To Do About Net Neutrality?Google Glass Meets Cyberpunk Light TherapyHow To Avoid The Curse Of Creative PerfectionismWhy Celebrities Endorse Beats Headphones For FreeFinding The Soul Of Old Monsters In “Penny Dreadful”This Girl Can’t Cry About India’s Lack of Clean Water–But You MightISAORA: The Men’s Brand Building High-Tech Clothes For the FutureThe Top 5 Leadership Stories, May 5-10Giant Lego-Like Blocks Let Kids Build Better Forts12 Years Of Mom-Daughter Photos, With Exotic AnimalsYou Are Where You WorkThe Recommender: Rebecca Greenfield, Digital StalkerWhy Would Apple Buy Beats Electronics?This Nigerian College Student Built a Wind- And Solar-Powered Car From Scraps100 Years Of Type In Design, Curated By MonotypeKaplan And AARP Team Up To Help Baby Boomers Graduate To “Encore Careers”How Open Data Could Help Save The Day After A DisasterSan Francisco, A City Of Inequality, Is Building A New National Model For Public HousingSelfridges Distills Your Persona Into A Scent In Its Interactive Fragrance LabHere’s A Creative Reminder To Call Your Mom. 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The Environment As You Want It To Be?How Boeing Will Transport Customers To SpaceMIT iPhone App Makes You Intimate With A Stranger6 Branding Lessons from the Pioneers of Weed DesignStunning Photos Of Climbing Everest Will Help Raise Money For Embattled SherpasYour Cheatsheet For Creating Memorable DesignThese Couples Couldn’t Be Closer: They’re Vacuum Packed TogetherA Mother’s Day Gift With Meaning: Help Fund Medical Care For Moms In Developing CountriesBill Maher Is Going To Change Washington–By Getting Rid Of One Awful PoliticianHow To Find Your Company’s Sheryl SandbergShould I Quit My Job To Start My Own Business?The Delicate Art Of Managing Both Your Boss And Your EmployeesHow A Toddler Playing With An iPhone Led To An Education RevolutionThe Art Of The Counteroffer: When Does It Work?5 Classic Books That Have Inspired Innovative Thinking Throughout TimeHow To Write For Busy ReadersHow To Use 10 Psychological Theories To Persuade PeopleWhy You Should Care About LinkedIn’s Content 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